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Mouse Gestures Dialog Box

You can map up to eight commands to mouse gestures from the Mouse Gestures dialog box.

To open the Mouse Gestures dialog box:

  • Click Tools > Mouse Gestures


Column Description
Enable mouse gestures Turns mouse gestures on or off.
4 Gestures With mouse gestures enabled, allows for one gesture command for each direction: Up, down, left, or right.
8 Gestures With mouse gestures enabled, allows for one gesture for each direction: Up, down, left, right, or along one of the four diagonals.
Category Filters the command list by category.
Mouse Gesture assigned commands Displays the assigned commands in the command list.
Search for Filters the command list by a search string you enter.
Reset to Defaults Resets all mouse gesture settings to the system defaults.
Print List Prints the list of mouse gesture commands.
Description Displays a description for the selected command.


Column Description
Category Groups commands into categories.
Command Lists commands.

Note: A command is mapped to a mouse gesture only if one of the eight mouse gesture icons appears in the command row under the Select column.
Select Displays four or eight mouse gesture command mappings when you click the column heading.

Click a column to sort by that column.

Mouse Gesture Command Icons

With four mouse gestures, you can assign commands for four directions: Up, down, left, or right.


With eight mouse gestures, you can assign commands for eight gesture directions:



Command: Gesture

Menu: Tools > Mouse Gestures

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